Wegmans has discontinued the self-checkout SCAN app it rolled out early in the pandemic to offer contactless shopping, citing losses tied to the app.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | October 4, 2022
A unique research project is tracking hundreds of people at risk for suicide, using data from smartphones and wearable biosensors to identify periods of high danger...The New York Times From ACM News | October 4, 2022
A partnership between self-driving startup Kodiak Robotics and trucking company U.S. Xpress resulted in a self-driving 18-wheeler driving goods between Dallas and...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | October 3, 2022
A reporter and a photographer went for a ride in an experimental autonomous vehicle operated by the General Motors subsidiary Cruise. There were bumps in the road...The New York Times From ACM News | September 29, 2022
Independent website Alt News has emerged as a leading debunker of misinformation in India, but highlighting hate speech against minorities has put it on a collision...The New York Times From ACM News | September 28, 2022
Major data gaps, the result of decades of underinvestment in public health, have undercut the government response to the coronavirus, and now to monkeypox.
The New York Times From ACM News | September 21, 2022
Mozilla Foundation researchers found pressing the "dislike" button on a YouTube video does little to improve the videos chosen by the YouTube platform's recommender...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | September 21, 2022
The move reflects growing unease about China's ability to access the personal information that Americans hand over to mobile apps and other services.
The New York Times From ACM News | September 16, 2022
The 4-H Tech Changemakers program provides young people with the education and tools needed to teach digital skills to adults in their communities.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | September 14, 2022
One judge said the striking piece evoked Renaissance art. But some critics compared it to 'entering a marathon and driving a Lamborghini to the finish line.'
The New York Times From ACM News | September 12, 2022
The new rules, which would require many online services to increase protections for children, could change how popular social media and game platforms treat minors...The New York Times From ACM News | August 31, 2022